April 02, 2021
Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at
“us“, “our“). We are committed to protecting your personal information
and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, or our
practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at
visit our website https://blinkstore.in (the “Website“),
and more generally, use any of our services (the “Services“, which
), we appreciate that you are
trusting us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice,
we seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what
rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is
important. If there are any terms in this privacy notice that you do not agree with, please discontinue
use of our Services immediately.
This privacy notice applies to all information collected through our Services (which, as described above, includes our
), as well as, any related
services, sales, marketing or events.
Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you understand what we do with the information that we collect.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you
register on the
express an interest in obtaining information about
us or our products and Services, when you participate in activities on the
or otherwise when you contact
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the
, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we
collect may include the following:
Personal Information Provided by You. We collect
and other similar information.
Payment Data. We may collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by
You may find their privacy notice link(s) here:
Social Media Login Data. We may provide you with the option to register with us using your existing social media account details, like your Facebook, Twitter or other social media account. If you choose to register in this way, we will collect the information described in the section called “HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS?” below.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information — such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit our
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the
. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact
information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device
characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location,
information about how and when you use our
and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the
security and operation of our
, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
The information we collect includes:
- Log and Usage
Data. Log and usage data is service-related, diagnostic, usage and performance information our
servers automatically collect when you access or use our
Website and which we record in log files. Depending on how you interact with us, this log data may include your IP address, device information, browser type and settings and information about your activity in the Website (such as the date/time stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed, searches and other actions you take such as which features you use), device event information (such as system activity, error reports (sometimes called ‘crash dumps’) and hardware settings).
Data. We collect device data such as information about your computer, phone, tablet or other
device you use to access the
Website . Depending on the device used, this device data may include information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating system and system configuration information.
Data. We collect location data such as information about your device’s location, which can be
either precise or imprecise. How much information we collect depends on the type and settings of the
device you use to access the
Website . For example, we may use GPS and other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells us your current location (based on your IP address). You can opt out of allowing us to collect this information either by refusing access to the information or by disabling your Location setting on your device. Note however, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Services.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our
for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal
information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into
or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations. We
indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
facilitate account creation and logon process. If you choose to link your account with us
to a third-party account (such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you allowed
us to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process for the
performance of the contract.
See the section below headed “HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS?” for further information.
- To post
testimonials. We post testimonials on our
Website that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and the content of the testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact us at [email protected] and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
feedback. We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about
your use of our
- To enable
user-to-user communications. We may use your information in order to enable user-to-user
communications with each user’s consent.
- To manage
user accounts. We may use your information for the purposes of managing our account
and keeping it in working order.
- Fulfill and manage your orders. We may
use your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges
made through the
- Administer prize draws and competitions. We
may use your information to administer prize draws and competitions when you elect to
participate in our competitions.
- To deliver and facilitate delivery of services to the
user. We may use your information to provide you with the requested service.
- To respond to user inquiries/offer support to
users. We may use your information to respond to your inquiries and solve any
potential issues you might have with the use of our Services.
send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third-party
marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes,
if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. For example, when expressing an
interest in obtaining information about us or our
Website , subscribing to marketing or otherwise contacting us, we will collect personal information from you. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time (see the “WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?” below).
- Deliver targeted advertising to
you. We may use your information to
develop and display personalized content and advertising (and work with third parties who do
so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share your data that we hold based on the following legal basis:
- Consent: We may process your data if you have
given us specific consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose.
- Legitimate Interests: We may process your
data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.
- Performance of a Contract: Where we have
entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal information to fulfill the
terms of our contract.
- Legal Obligations: We may disclose your
information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law,
governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in
response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet
national security or law enforcement requirements).
- Vital Interests: We may disclose your
information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action
regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving
potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in
litigation in which we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:
- Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
- Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service
Providers. We may share your data with third-party vendors, service providers,
contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to
such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis,
email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow
selected third parties to use tracking technology on the
Website , which will enable them to collect data on our behalf about how you interact with our Website over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, pages or features, and better understand online activity. Unless described in this notice, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
In Short: We only share information with the following
categories of third
We only share and disclose your information with the following
categories of third parties. If we have processed
your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please
contact us using the contact details provided in the section below titled “HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS
Data Analytics Services
Order Fulfillment Service Providers
Sales & Marketing Tools
User Account Registration & Authentication Services
In Short: If you choose to register or log in to our services using a social media account, we may have access to certain information about you.
offers you the ability to register and login using your third-party social media
account details (like your Facebook or Twitter logins). Where you choose to do
this, we will receive certain profile information about you from your social media
provider. The profile information we receive may vary depending on the social
media provider concerned, but will often include your name, email address, friends
list, profile picture as well as other information you choose to make public on
such social media platform.
We will use the information we receive only for the purposes that are described in this privacy notice or that are otherwise made clear to you on the relevant
note that we do not control, and are not responsible for, other uses of your
personal information by your third-party social media provider. We recommend that
you review their privacy notice to understand how they collect, use and share your
personal information, and how you can set your privacy preferences on their sites
7. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than
the period of time in which users have an
account with us
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
8. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security, and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our
is at your
own risk. You should only access the
9. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
You may review, change, or terminate your
account at any time.
If you are a resident in the EEA or UK and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
If you are a resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here: https://www.edoeb.admin.ch/edoeb/en/home.html.
If you have questions or comments about your privacy rights, you may email us at
If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can:
Log in to your account settings and update your user account.
Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our
To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our
Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list — however, we may still communicate with you, for example to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-marketing purposes. To otherwise opt-out, you may:
Access your account settings and update your preferences.
10. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.
11. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with
, you have the right
to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the
. To request removal
of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and
include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you
reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the
, but please be aware
that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all our
systems (e.g. backups, etc.).
12. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?
In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
13. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?
If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may
email us at
or by post
14. HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?
Based on the applicable laws of your country, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please
submit a request form by